Streusel Topped Applesauce Bread

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Indulge in the cozy flavors of fall with this recipe for streusel topped applesauce bread. This breads combines the delightful sweet and comforting taste of applesauce with a buttery oat streusel topping that add the perfect amount of crunch!

When you make this streusel topped applesauce bread, it will fill your kitchen with the aroma of cinnamon and apples, the essence of the season. This starts by whisking the sugar, canola oil, and eggs together until well combined. Add in some applesauce and buttermilk. Mix until combined.

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Now come the dry ingredients. Mix in the flour, cinnamon, baking soda, baking powder, and salt. Mix in until no white streaks remain in the batter. Divid the mixture between two 9 x 5 inch loaf pans that have been sprayed with non-stick cooking spray. Each loaf pan will be filled about half way.

Next is that crunchy streudel topping. You mix some quick oats, brown sugar, cinnamon, and flour. Then you mix in 4 Tbsp of butter that is soft and slightly melted. Once the mixture is all wet from the butter, sprinkle the mixture over the 2 loaves of bread. Bake, slice, and savor the warm spiced goodness that only fall can bring. This bakes at 350 degrees for about 1 hour until a toothpick inseted in the center comes out clean.

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Here is what you need to make the
Streusel Topped Applesauce Bread

  • EGGS
  • SALT

Streusel Topped Applesauce Bread

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4 from 2 votes
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Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Course Bread
Cuisine American
Servings 2 loaves
Calories 2895 kcal


  • 2 cups sugar
  • ¾ cup canola oil
  • 3 large eggs
  • 2 cups applesauce
  • ½ cup buttermilk
  • 3 cups flour
  • 2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • ¼ tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp salt

Streusel Topping

  • ¾ cup quick oats
  • ¼ cup plus 2 Tbsp brown sugar
  • 3 Tbsp flour
  • ½ tsp ground cinnamon
  • 4 Tbsp butter


  • Heat oven to 325 degrees. Spray two loaf pans (9-inch x 5-inch) with non-stick cooking spray.
  • In a large bowl, add granulated sugar, oil, and eggs. Whisk together until combined and smooth. Add in the applesauce and buttermilk. Mix together until combined.
  • Add in the flour, cinnamon, baking soda, baking powder, and salt. Stir together with a spatula or spoon just until combined and no flour streaks remain.
  • Divide batter evenly between the two prepared pans. Each loaf pan should be about halfway filled with batter.
  • In a bowl, combine the quick oats, brown sugar, cinnamon, and flour for the streusel topping together. Microwave the butter for about 15 seconds. You want it to be softened and partial melted. Then mix into the streusel mixture until all of the mixture is wet. Sprinkle half of the mixture over each of the loaf pans.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 60 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Makes 2 loaves.


Serving: 1 loaf | Calories: 2895kcal | Carbohydrates: 432g | Protein: 36g | Fat: 120g | Saturated Fat: 24g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 27g | Monounsaturated Fat: 63g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 312mg | Sodium: 1538mg | Potassium: 732mg | Fiber: 12g | Sugar: 253g | Vitamin A: 1233IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 246mg | Iron: 13mg
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This recipe is adapted from Together as Family.

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